MICHIGAN VEHICLE CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 300 of 1949
257.673 Removal of illegally stopped vehicles; costs.
(a) Whenever any police officer finds a vehicle standing upon a highway in violation of the provisions of this chapter, such officer is hereby authorized to remove such vehicle, or require the driver or other person in charge of the vehicle to move the same, to a position off the paved or improved or main traveled part of such highway.
(b) Whenever any police officer finds a vehicle unattended upon any highway where such vehicle constitutes an obstruction to traffic, such officer is hereby authorized to provide for the removal of such vehicle to the nearest garage or other place of safety.
(c) The necessary costs for such removal shall become a lien upon such vehicle and the person into whose custody the vehicle is given may retain it until the expenses involved have been paid.
History: 1949, Act 300, Eff. Sept. 23, 1949
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